Aqua (EOS PM-1) is a multi-national NASA scientific research satellite in orbit around the Earth, studying the precipitation, evaporation, and cycling of water. It is the second major component of the Earth Observing System (EOS) following on Terra (launched 1999) and followed by Aura (launched 2004).
Aqua is the fourth studio album by the progressive rock band Asia, released in 1992. The lineup changed a little bit since Astra in 1985. The new lineup is composed of John Payne (bassist/vocalist) and Al Pitrelli (guitarist), together with founder Geoffrey Downes (keyboardist/vocalist).
Aqua is the graphical user interface and primary visual theme of Apple Computer's Mac OS X operating system. It is based around the theme of water, as its name suggests,The word aqua is Latin for water. with droplet-like elements and liberal use of translucency and reflection effects.
Aquaculture. Includes the uses of water for aquaculture or mariculture operations including, but not limited to, propagation, cultivation, maintenance, or harvesting of aquatic plants and animals for human consumption or bait purposes.
Aqua is an alternative name of color cyan, used mostly by graphic designers and other computer-related professionals. Color aquamarine is a more accurate representation of what would be called "aqua" in the world of traditional media.
Aqua was a Danish-Norwegian dance/pop group, best-known for their 1997 breakthrough single "Barbie Girl". The group formed in 1994, and achieved huge success across the globe in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Although often criticised by the media, the group managed to top the United Kingdom singles chart with their first three singles, a feat few artists have achieved.